The University of Southampton
MusicPart of Humanities
Understanding musical worlds. Discover music's role in history, culture and society
Composing the future.  Develop your creative voice
Connecting to communities. Explore music therapy, community music and the music profession

We are among the largest and liveliest music departments in the UK. Our innovative and eclectic curriculum and vibrant research culture create a flourishing environment for studies in performance, composition and musical scholarship of all kinds.

Soundings: Music blog

Explore our blog, run by staff and students in Music at the University of Southampton.

Meet our staff

Our academic staff members specialise in musicology, composition, music technology and performance studies.

21 April 2018

Sergeant Pepper

Harvey Brough returns with the University of Southampton Voices for...

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23 April 2018

Southampton Showcase

SHOWCASE is a platform to help give exposure to the talented pre-pr...

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24 April 2018

Tuesday Lunchtime Concert Series - St Mich...

The Music Department continues the collaboration with St. Michael’s...

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22 March 2018

Music Department Hiring for Lecturer in Mu...

The University of Southampton, Department of Music seeks to appoint...

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31 January 2018

Music therapy in Moldova

Music Therapy lecturer Sarah Hodkinson has just returned from Moldo...

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29 November 2017

Music's Dan Mar Molinero wins Jazz Educati...

Dan Mar-Molinero, Head of Jazz and Pop at the University of Southam...

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